Hooking up dvd, tape, karoke machine to denon reciever
I'm trying to set up my denon receiver with the other technologies i own. I've connected all video cables, audio in and out to the receiver. I connected the tv to the tv space on the receiver; the karaoke machine to the cd slots on the receiver; the tape player to the dat/mon slot; and the dvd machine to the dvd slot on the receiver. I get nothing show up though when I press the buttons on the remote control and tell the reciever to go and play the dvd machine....?
i have Denon AVR-3200
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A turntable can NOT be connected direct via a tape input on any amp. Magnetic Cartridges require a special socket often called a "phono" input. If your receiver doesn't have a dedicated socket, by the sound of it doesn't, then you need to get a magnetic cartridge pre-amp. The turntable will plug into this and that will plug into the tape input on your receiver.
Your reciever has three digital optical inputs so, what it comes down to is how many thing do you want to hook up and what input/otput do you have on your TV. Best case scenario would be to hook your cable box directly to your TV Via HDMI out, if you have HD, on your cable box to Sat/cable input on your TV. Next best would be using componenet cables for video and digital optical for audio. Last would be RCA(yellow, white and red, from Cable box to TV input. Then, you would connect your TV to receiver via(best) digital optical, or RCA. You can try to patch the video through the reciever using component or RCA to TV/DBS on receiver then out to TV but. alot of times you will lose the video in the transfer and it uses more cables, thus more margiin for error. You would set your TV menu to cable/sat and your reciever to which ever input you choose.
Depending on your TV inputs, you are better off to run video componenets through TV first then, connect TV to reciever via digital optical. Recievers have video pass through but, noyt the best route. You can use TV's menu to choose what you watch and, only have the one output from TV to reciever. Make sure you scan through TV and reciever menus to make sure you are selecting the right channel.
If you have your video equiptment hooked to your reciever input, then, out to TV, This isn't the best way to go. Of course it depends on what you have for input and output on your TV but, the ideal way to hook your system would be to hook all video equiptment to TV, ie:, cable/sat box, DVD player, etc., to TV via, HDMI, Composite, RCA, etc., then run your digital optical out from TV to reciever. You would use the TV's menu to choose what you watch and would only have one input(audio) to reciever. Some recievers are set up to transfer video, but, it uses more cables, creates more connections, and more room for error.
The video cables--the green, blue, and red ones must be connected from the video OUT portion of the DVD player to the Component 2 video IN of the Denon. It could be the handshake between your Denon and your television. Do you have anything else to connect to the Denon to see if you get a picture? How are you connecting the Denon to the television? Make sure you have your television on the proper input and check the cables going between it and the Denon.